7:00 PM19:00

Concert for the Community: Featuring Mark and Cindy Lemaire

Mark Lemaire’s music is both ethereal and deeply grounded, the guitar playing virtuosic and not quite like anything you’ve heard before. He’s shared the stage with Tracy Chapman,
Maria Muldaur, and bass virtuoso Michael Manring. Recording studio experiences include work with producer Jimmy Miller (Rolling Stones, Blind Faith, Traffic), and Johnny Thunders (New York Dolls).
While Mark’s solo guitar compositions stand as complete statements, the message in the vocals adds another dimension. Mark performs with his partner, vocalist Cindy Lemaire, who adds harmony, humor, and that “indefinable something” to the
act. This is music for adults, yet with clarity and incisiveness appealing to the part of us that is ageless

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2:00 PM14:00

The Music of Poetry

This lecture-demonstration by jazz and classical musician Michael Arnowitt explores the musical aspects of poetry, song lyrics, and literature.  The talk offers a musician's insights on the elements of sound and time in literary composition and the similarities he hears between the literature of great writers and the music of classical composers, jazz musicians, and pop songwriters. Light refreshments will be available.

This event will take place at the Waterbury Congregational Church, 8 North Main St., Waterbury, VT

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6:30 PM18:30

The Books and Poetry of Sydney Lea

The prolific author of a number of collections of poetry, novels, and essays, Mr. Lea has been described as "a man in the woods with hes head full of books, and a man in books with his head full of woods."  His stories, poems, and essays have appeared in The New Yorker, The Atlantic, The New Republic, The New York Times, Sports Illustrated, and many other periodicals, as well as in more than forty anthologies.

Books for sale and signing.  Free and open to the public.  Light refreshments will be served.

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